The Science of Emotional Intelligence

  title={The Science of Emotional Intelligence},
  author={P. Salovey and Daisy Grewal},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  pages={281 - 285}
  • P. Salovey, Daisy Grewal
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
  • This article provides an overview of current research on emotional intelligence. Although it has been defined in many ways, we focus on the four-branch model by Mayer and Salovey (1997), which characterizes emotional intelligence as a set of four related abilities: perceiving, using, understanding, and managing emotions. The theory provides a useful framework for studying individual differences in abilities related to processing emotional information. Despite measurement obstacles, the evidence… CONTINUE READING
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